Alexander Witt Top 8 Profile

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Name: Alexander Witt
Age: 20
Location: Amsterdam
Occupation: Student
Played Magic since: Fallen Empires dec. 1993
Best accomplishments:12th GP Amsterdam 1999 and 1st at 99 nationals.

Q: What made you decide to come to Grand Prix Amsterdam?
A: I live in Amsterdam and I play Magic.

Q: What were your expectations going into this tournament, and why?
A: I expected to drop our on day 1 because I only had 1 bye and could only afford 1 loss, because of the huge attendance.

Q: Briefly describe your tournament play-wise so far, both day one and day two.
A: I've been concentrated all weekend and outplayed most of my opponents although I've had some luck in critical moments.

Q: What do you think about the format?
A: I don't really like limited but in Invasion makes sealed deck much harder. It's harder to make the best possible deck.

Q: What do you think is the main reason for you making top 8 in this tournament, and why?
A: I played really good.

Q: What does this top 8 performance mean to you?
A: Although I've played a lot of PT's and GP's this is my first top 8 which means a big step forward!

Q: What are your predictions for the top 8?
A: I expect to make it to the semis.

Q: Anything else you'd like to share with us?
A: Sorry, the audience is getting impatient.

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